Weight Loss Maintenance and Physical and Emotional Effects in Obese Subjects Treated with a Protein-Sparing Modified Fast

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Weight loss maintenance and emotional and physical problems were investigated in subjects on a protein-sparing modified fast. Four months following a weight reduction program using the protein-sparing modified fast, twenty of the forty-two subjects were contacted. Each was asked to complete a questionnaire related to emotional and physical effects of the diet and a diet history checksheet. Each subject was weighed to determine if weight loss had been maintained. Results of the questionnaire, diet history, and blood chemistry analysis indicate that for these subjects, the modified fast may be safe and effective in reducing and maintaining weight loss over a ... continued below

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Jacobs, Hilarie H. August 1978.

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Weight loss maintenance and emotional and physical problems were investigated in subjects on a protein-sparing modified fast.
Four months following a weight reduction program using the protein-sparing modified fast, twenty of the forty-two subjects were contacted. Each was asked to complete a questionnaire related to emotional and physical effects of the diet and a diet history checksheet. Each subject was weighed to determine if weight loss had been maintained.
Results of the questionnaire, diet history, and blood chemistry analysis indicate that for these subjects, the modified fast may be safe and effective in reducing and maintaining weight loss over a short time period under close supervision by a physician.

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Jacobs, Hilarie H. Weight Loss Maintenance and Physical and Emotional Effects in Obese Subjects Treated with a Protein-Sparing Modified Fast, thesis, August 1978; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc504284/: accessed September 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .